Massachusetts ditches RomneyCare health exchange

Kyle Cheney Politico 5/5/2014

RomneyCare’s pioneering health insurance exchange is headed for the scrap heap.

Bay State officials are taking steps this week to junk central parts of their dysfunctional health insurance exchange — the model for President Barack Obama’s health care law — and merge with the federal enrollment site

The decision is […]

Boston Globe on Obamacare: Never Mind

Dr. Susan Berry Big Journalism 11 Mar 2013

Last Tuesday, the Boston Globe published an editorial in which it reneged on its full support for President Obama’s signature health care legislation’s implementation in Massachusetts…

…The Globe’s editorial argues that, somehow, redistribution of wealth is not all it was cracked up to be:

The overall […]

AFL-CIO Chief Richard Trumka Says Dismal June Jobs Numbers Are Mitt Romney’s Fault…

Zip Weasel Zippers 7/6/2012

Wait, it’s Romney’s fault?

Via Politico:

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka is out with a scathing statement attacking Mitt Romney and “his Republican allies in Congress” on the June jobs report.

“The cruel reality is Mitt Romney and his Republican allies in Congress are willing to sabotage the recovery in the hope […]

‘This ain’t Etch-A-Sketch, Mitt. Go hard or go home.’

Joel B. Pollak Big Journalism 2 Jul 2012

The Obama campaign has seized on remarks made by Romney adviser Eric “Etch-A-Sketch” Fehrnstrom this morning on MSNBC, to the effect that the individual mandate in Obamacare (and Romneycare) is not a tax. Fehrnstrom allowed Chuck Todd to push him off message–and re-ignited the fears that […]

Health-care agency sick

Margery Eagan The Boston Herald 10/18/2011

Lauren and Nick Destito had a wonderful life in Plainville. They paid their bills and raised two sons in a lovely four-bedroom colonial that they were just eight years away from owning outright.

But the economy collapsed in 2008 and soon crushed the small tree and landscaping business the […]

Report: 30% of U.S. Companies Say They Will Drop Health Care Coverage Because of ObamaCare…

Zip Weasel Zippers 6/6/2011

So much for Obama’s “you can keep your plan if you like it” promise.

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Once provisions of the Affordable Care Act start to kick in during 2014, at least three of every 10 employers will probably stop offering health coverage, a survey released Monday shows.

While only […]